Adjective "Minute" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Minute


    Definition:

    1. the sixtieth part (1/60) of an hour; sixty seconds.

    2. an indefinitely short space of time: Wait a minute!

    3. an exact point in time; instant; moment: Come here this minute!

    4. minutes, the official record of the proceedings at a meeting of a society, committee, or other group.

    5. Chiefly British. a written summary, note, or memorandum.

    6. a rough draft, as of a document.

    7. Geometry. the sixtieth part of a degree of angular measure, often represented by the sign ′, as in 12

    Origin:
    minute

    Examples:

    "scopes can be minute in comparisons."

    "resolutions can be minute in years."

    "people can be minute in consciences."

    "flats can be minute for twos."

    "dimensions can be minute as points."

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